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I have 245 stories published in 21 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 361507 times and 19 of my stories have been cherry picked.
162 of my 1,297 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 164 votes

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hilary west

I have been writing for over 25 years and some of my work is on here. In my time I have written novels, short stories, poetry, plays and assorted ephemera. I hope you enjoy your time discovering my site.

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Encounter : Part Two

2 Encounter (The story so far) Adam Kesteven was lost on the road after his car broke down. He found a large house in the vicinity and called there...
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Encounter : Part One

ENCOUNTER : Part One Adam Kesteven was thirty-five and looking for a home. He’d been in the estate agents all day looking for a house to share with...

A Casual Murder

A Casual Murder Sheila Atkinson was busy at the moment. The company she worked for, ‘Paisley’s Furniture Covers’, had just mounted a publicity...
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The Swarm

The Swarm They were everywhere. John Bullman had never known anything like it. Yes, there had been summers when there had been a few flies in the...

PRIMROSE VALE

PRIMROSE VALE Primrose Vale was a very average street on the Bredon council estate. It was there Fred and Alma Covington had made their home. “This...

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162 of my comments have received 164 Great Feedback votes

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It's wonderful how aromas can

Posted on Wed, 06 Apr 2022

It's wonderful how aromas can bring back memories. You delineate this admirably, Jenny !!!

hilary  

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Posted in Amongst The Memories

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I think it's so important to

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2022

I think it's so important to be aware of the gift of life. How wonderful it is to have known the rose.

A compelling, competent poem.

hilary  

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Posted in Life Through a Prism

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Hi,

Posted on Mon, 27 Dec 2021

Hi,

I love the twixtmas joke. But more seriously I have been reading your first novel 'Gibbous House' and am absolutely enthralled by it. I would recommend it to anyone. It is elegant and erudite and full of an empathy with the past....

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Posted in Dreaming the Life

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I like food just the way it

Posted on Mon, 27 Dec 2021

I like food just the way it is : horror of horrors for it to become a gooey paste.

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Posted in Spaceship Food

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Hi, marandina,

Posted on Wed, 22 Dec 2021

Hi, marandina,

An interesting retelling of ages old tale. Maybe wolves aren't that bad after all ! Lovely language throughout, Paul.

hilary    

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Posted in A Company of Wolves

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Hi Jenny, Merry Xmas and a

Posted on Fri, 24 Dec 2021

Hi Jenny, Merry Xmas and a happy and healthy New Year 2022,

This warmed the cockles of my heart : a lovely xmas offering.

Best Wishes,

hilary  

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Posted in That Christmas Feeling

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Hi Jenny,

Posted on Tue, 21 Dec 2021

Hi Jenny,

We certainly can't repeat the past as Scott Fitzgerald says in 'The Great Gatsby', but memories come and go in the flux of time when maybe we all attempt to turn back time !

Enjoyed.

hilary     

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Posted in If I Could Turn Back Time

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Hi  Rhiannon,

Posted on Mon, 20 Dec 2021

Hi  Rhiannon,

I was wondering when you would stop. I guess 20 is the right place. I have loved your observations, all helpful to children !!!

hilary

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Posted in 20

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Hi Jenny,

Posted on Mon, 13 Dec 2021

Hi Jenny,

Lovely poem about a lovely bird. It read like magic !

hilary  

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Posted in Robin At Winter Solstice

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A nice, satisfying poem of

Posted on Thu, 16 Dec 2021

A nice, satisfying poem of good length. Enjoyed reading it !!!

hilary   yes

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Posted in Christmas With Monsieur Bublé

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